Bright Star Studios Attracts New Investors Following In-Game Land Sale


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Bright Star Studios, developer of the MMORPG to play to win Ember Sword, today announced a new investment agreement in which it appeals to twenty new investors, including several key executives in the gaming industry. structured and led by Bitkraft Ventures.

Investors, besides Bitkraft, include Rob Pardo, lead designer of World of Warcraft and former CCO of Blizzard; Ryan Wyatt, Head of YouTube Gaming; YouTuber Dr DisRespect; Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch; Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of G2 Esports; John Robinson, COO of 100 Thieves; Night adventures; Dennis “Thresh” Fong, former professional gamer and co-founder of Xfire; and Sebastian Borget, co-founder of Sandbox. Pardo and Fong will also serve as advisers to Bright Star.

Pardo said in a statement, “MMORPGs have always been about the power of a shared community. With Ember Sword, Bright Star has found a new way to give its players real ownership within their virtual world. It has the potential to revolutionize the MMORPG genre.

Ember Sword is still in alpha mode. Bright Star recently held a Land Sale, in which users could purchase plots of in-game land. According to the developer, 35,000 players pledged $ 203 million to purchase the digital land, which will earn them the prize. ERC-20 token in play, Ember.

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Mark Laursen, CEO of Bright Star, said in a statement, “We love the idea of ​​rewarding players for the value they bring to the game and the community. We have been blown away by the community’s interest in our land sale and look forward to creating a game that introduces the MMORPG to new audiences and allows players to earn rewards and make money through activities. in-game, including the creation of unique and tradable (non-token fungible) NFTs. With the addition of our incredible team of investors and advisors, we are confident that we can continue to rethink what an MMORPG can be by leveraging game design principles that cultivate economies and player-centric communities. .

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